Resources

Liturgical Theology

  • Introduction to Liturgical Theology by Alexander Schmemann
  • On Liturgical Theology by Aiden Kavanagh
  • What is Liturgical Theology by David Fagerberg
  • The Eucharist – Sacrament of the Kingdom by Alexander Schmemann
  • Of Water and the Spirit by Alexander Schmemann
  • Holy Things by Gordon Lathrop
  • Evangelical versus Liturgical?: Defying a Dichotomy by Melanie Ross
  • After Writing: On the Liturgical Cosummation of Philosophy by Catherine Pickstock
  • Consecrating the World by David Fagerberg
  • Liturgical Theology by Simon Chan
  • Grand Entrance by Edith Humphrey
  • Eucharist and Eschatology by Geoffrey Wainwright

Anglicanism

  • Anglicanism by Stephen Neill
  • Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction by Mark Chapman
  • Anglican Theology by Mark Chapman
  • The Identity of Anglicanism by Paul Avis
  • The Collects of Thomas Cranmer by Paul Zahl
  • The Study of Anglicanism by Booty and Sykes
  • The Christian Priest Today by Michael Ramsey
  • The Anglican Spirit by Michael Ramsey
  • The Gospel and the Catholic Church by Michael Ramsey
  • Anglican Identities by Rowan Williams
  • Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance by Ashley Null
  • Stripping the Altars by Eamon Duffey
  • Cranmer by Diarmaid MacCulloch
  • Praying Shapes Believing by Leonel Mitchell
  • Aspects of Anglican Identity by Colin Podmore
  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Anglican Communion
  • The Identity of Anglican Worship edited by Kenneth Stevenson and Bryan Spinks
  • The Prayer Book Through the Ages by William Sydnor

Literary Fiction

Reading fiction saved my dissertation. Here are a few of my recent favorites:

  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Non-Fiction and Miscellaneous Theology Books

  • Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
  • Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
  • Here is Real Magic by Nate Staniforth
  • To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings by John O’Donohue
  • The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
  • Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor
  • Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for Christian Year by Malcolm Guite
  • The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
  • The Crucifixion by Fleming Rutledge

Recovery

I’m a recovering alcoholic with three years of sobriety. You can read about that here. Here are a few books I recommend if you or someone you love is in recovery.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (“The Big Book”)
  • Twelves Steps and Twelve Traditions
  • Twenty-Four Hours a Day
  • How Al-Anon Works
  • Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle
  • Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions by Russell Brand (Disclaimer: Bad language; if you listen to the audio book, don’t listen around little ears.)

Podcasts

  • The Liturgy Guys
  • My Recovered Podcast (bad-language warning)
  • The Robcast
  • Typology
  • On Script
  • On Being
  • Fantasy Focused Baseball
  • Fantasy Focused Football
  • The Opinionated Tailor
  • The Logos Institute Podcast